Rio 2016 Paralympics: Golds Pour In for Great Britain
Following wins by British riders in the Grades II and Ia individual tests at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Deodoro on Sept. 15, Great Britain has won the overall team championships of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition.
The team have won every Paralympic team competition since the sport was introduced to the Games in Atlanta 1996 and remain undefeated in European and World championships, too—they’ve earned a total of 18 team titles.
“I’m absolutely thrilled,” said Great Britain’s Chef D’Equipe Sarah Armstrong. “I couldn’t have wished for a better result and the guys have been great.
“When I took on the role in November I took a massive personal risk. They were coming off the back of a home Games and it was a big ask to return this and improve on it but I just knew that the athletes, the horses and the amazing support team that we have, I just knew that we could do
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